Garlic Spinach Balls Recipe

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When Amy Hornbuckle first tried these savory bites, she knew she found a new favorite. "They'd be a great way to get my young daughter to eat her vegetables if they were a bit lower in cholesterol," shares the Prattville, Alabama reader.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 15 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 15 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups crushed seasoned stuffing
  • 1 cup finely chopped onion
  • 4 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 3/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 packages (10 ounces each) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry

Nutritional Facts

3 balls equals 294 calories, 22 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 156 mg cholesterol, 625 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 9 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the first nine ingredients. Stir in spinach until blended. Roll into 1-in. balls. Place in a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Garlic Spinach Balls in Light & Tasty

Nutritional Facts

3 balls equals 294 calories, 22 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 156 mg cholesterol, 625 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 9 g protein.

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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Reviewed Dec. 22, 2008

"make your own dressing"

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Reviewed Dec. 22, 2008

"Use the dry seasoning without the broth flavor packet. Most of those packets are the reason MSG is listed. I use Pepperidge Farm bags."

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Reviewed Aug. 25, 2008

"I CAN'T HAVE MSG AND EVERYTHING YOU HAVE WITH DRESSING IN IT LIKE STOVE TOP I CAN'T HAVE DUE TO THE MSG, HOW CAN I DO THIS OR OTHERS RECIPES I SEE AND WANT TO MAKE???"

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